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Chicago Cubs Host Colorado Rockies in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Chicago Cubs get a visit from the Colorado Rockies in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Jon Lester will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 5-8 record into the contest. Eddie Butler gets the ball for the Colorado Rockies; he's 3-6 so far this season.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-3.5 victory for the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

52-47 Chicago battles the Rockies, currently with a 43-55 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 19 and the Colorado Rockies at No. 25 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 21-ranked scoring average of 3.84 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.6 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.05 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.39 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the No. 25-rated road mark, allowing 4.62 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado got the job done in their last match in a 7-2 victory over Chicago on Tuesday at Wrigley Field behind starter Yohan Flande.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at St. Louis, Thursday, July 30th
Chicago at Milwaukee, Thursday, July 30th